NMC Health receives High 5 for Mom & Baby recognition

NMC Health’s Family Birthing Center has continued its commitment to infant and maternal health by earning recognition through High 5 for Mom & Baby, a program developed by the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund to increase breastfeeding initiation and duration rates in Kansas.

Is your child’s car seat safe? Chances are it isn’t

Car seats significantly increase your child’s ability to survive a car crash. When poorly installed, these safety devices are less effective and your child’s life my be in jeopardy. The National Highway Traffic and Safety Transportation Association (NHTSA) found that 82% of all children’s car seats were not used correctly. Common Installation Problems There are […]

NMC Recognized for Higher Quality in Maternity Care

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas (BCBSKS) has recognized Newton Medical Center (NMC) with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures […]

NMC Receives High 5 for Mom & Baby Renewal Recognition

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Newton Medical Center (NMC) has met the requirements and received renewal of its High 5 for Mom & Baby status. The High 5 program – initiated, funded and provided at no charge to Kansas hospitals by the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund – incorporates specific new maternity care procedures based on proven health benefits associated […]

NMC Named Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care

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Newton Medical Center has been designated as one of the first hospitals to receive the Blue Distinction Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas’ Blue Distinction® Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers+ for Maternity Care, an expansion of the national Blue Distinction Specialty Care program, are […]